Microsoft Updates Windows 8.1 Apps Ahead of the Public Beta’s Launch

The company is getting ready for the highly-anticipated release

Microsoft has started updating all built-in Windows 8.1 apps, so they all look a bit more polished right now, especially because we’re only a couple of weeks away from the official launch of the public preview.

The company is set to unveil Windows 8.1 Preview on June 26 during the BUILD developer conference, so it’s most likely working hard as we speak to make the final adjustments to the operating system.

The Windows Store was officially enabled this weekend on all leaked builds of Windows 8.1, so users are now allowed to download and install apps just like do it on a regular Windows 8 computer.

Updates for all the other built-in Metro apps, including Video, Music, Maps, Games, Travel, and SkyDrive are now being delivered to devices running leaked Windows 8.1 builds, so it’s pretty clear that we’re getting very close to the highly-anticipated launch.

On the good side, expect more details on the new OS to be unveiled in the coming days, so stay tuned for new info.

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